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Family Handyman Approved: Toro Timemaster 30 Lawn Mower

Want to trim the time it takes to mow your grass? The Toro Timemaster 30 Lawn Mower will do the trick. It's full of sleek, innovative and time-saving features.

How to Build 4 Different Styles of Path Lights

Bollard posts are short, stout posts used around buildings or as roadway dividers. They resemble tree trunks, which are also...


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Get Your Hands On Some Family Handyman Approved Hestra Job Duratan Flex Work Gloves

When headed outdoors to work on your spring projects, the first essential tool to reach for...


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How to Winterize a Sprinkler System

Sprinkler systems need to have all the water blown out of them before the winter freeze. If you have an...


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Lawn Sprayers: What To Know Before You Buy

Planning to apply liquid lawn care products to your yard? Make the job easier with the right lawn sprayer.

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What Gauge String Trimmer Line To Use

String trimmers quickly trim and edge your lawn, cut weeds and clear brush. Using the right size and type line...


7 Versatile Weed Wacker Parts and Attachments

Turn your string trimmer into an entirely different tool with these game-changing attachments.

Homeowner’s Guide to Tree Pruners and Loppers

Pruning a tree is a lot easier if you have the right tools. Here's everything you need to know about...


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10 Best Tools for Getting Rid of Weeds

The right tool for weeding makes the task easier and more effective. These are some of the best weeding tools.


What to Know About Digging Bars

Learn more about these versatile and powerful digging tools here.


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What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home

When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....

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Yard Safety Tips for Commonly Used Equipment

Injuries can occur if the right safety precautions aren't adhered to while using lawn and garden equipment. Here are simple...


Last Chance to Save Big on Amazon Prime Day Deals

Today is the final day to save on the best deals for DIYers


How to Make Solar-Powered House Numbers

Your dinner guests will never miss your house again once you install these solar-powered house numbers.


The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners

From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.


10 Must-Have Products to Make Fall Yard Work a Breeze

Fall yard work doesn't have to be strenuous!

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Should You Cut Wet Grass After it Rains?

We address the age-old dilemma of whether to cut wet grass or wait until it dries.


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7 Best Lawn Aerators

For serious lawn care aficionados, an aerator is the ace up their sleeve. If you're ready to get serious, check...


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How To Remove Rust from Metal

Learn three ways how to remove rust from metal and two ways to prevent rust from coming back


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Family Handyman’s Vintage Projects and Tips From the ’60s

Family Handyman has always taken great pride in teaching readers to DIY through the use of step-by-step projects. To celebrate...


How to Winterize and Store Garden Hoses

With old man winter knocking on the door, time to reel in that garden hose. Here are a few tips...


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How to Winterize a Chainsaw

Keep your chainsaw in tip-top shape during the winter off-season


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Ergonomic Household Products That Will Save Your Back

Use these 10 ergonomic tools to get more done in your home, garage and garden, while avoiding the painful aggravation...


20 Bad Spring Yard Work Habits You Need to Stop Doing

It's been a long winter and you're ready to start some yard work. But before you grab that rake or...

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How to Install an Attic Lift

Send heavy loads to the attic—with the press of a button


How to Use a Fertilizer and Seed Spreader

This must-have lawn tool spreads everything you need for a healthy, attractive lawn.


How to Sharpen Tools

A bench grinder, file and cone-shaped blade balancer are the key tools for creating a sharp edge and well-balanced blade.


9 Home and Garden Tools That are Easy On Your Back

Caring for and maintaining your lawn and garden can be backbreaking work. Ease that pain with these ergonomic tools and...


How to Get Nonslip Mower Treads

Retread old, bald lawn mower tires with a knobby bicycle tire for extra traction on hilly terrain.